11 Days
Moderate, Difficulty
Hanoi ,Ba Be , Cao Bang , Quang Hoa , Lang Son , Tien Yen , Ha Long

Vietnam Northeast Biking and Ha Long Bay Cruise Tour 11Days

Itinerary:  Hanoi – Ba Be – Cao Bang – Quang Hoa – Lang Son – Tien Yen – Ha Long – Hanoi

at on the fjord-like Ba Be Lake in the heart of a national park, sail through spectacular limestone karsts of Ha Long Bay, laze the day away on gorgeous white sand surf beaches and dunes of unexplored Quan Lan island, visit remote villages of colorful hilltribes, and cruise on sealed roads over beautiful mountain passes

The 11-day tour is a combination of a challenging trek to Bac Ha and Ha Giang remote hill tribe villages with an overland tour to the less travelled places of the northern Vietnam including Thong Nguyen, Ha Giang, Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van, Meo Vac, Bao Lac, Cao Bang. The holiday adventure begins in Hanoi with an overnight train to Lao Cai. From Lao Cai, you travel to Bac Ha and then Ha Giang province. The tour can be extended with a tour to Cao Bang, Ba Be National park or Lai Chau, Dien Bien Phu.

* English Speaking tour leader (other languages upon requests)
* All accommodations base on twin-share at hotel, guesthouse and Home stay.etc…
* Meals detailed in the itinerary (B = Breakfast , L = Lunches ,D = Dinners)
* A/C transfers and transportation.
* Boat trip mention in itinerary
* Sightseeing excursions as outlined in itinerary
* Pump, bike tools, spares tubes.
* Spare bike
* Mineral water drinking.
* Seasonal fruits.
* Snacks
* International airfares
* Travel insurance and bike helmet (compulsory)
* Items of a personal nature
* Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
* Mineral water beyond that supplied
* Single Supplement
* Optional excursions
* Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
* Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
* Mountain bicycle (Bike Hire US$/per day)
* Visa fees
* Departure taxes
* Tipping for guiding

Additional information

Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Welcome at the airport by your local guide and transfer to the hotel. After check-in, climb into a traditional cyclo (pedicab) for a 90 minute tour of the colonial city’s traditional “36 streets of 36 wares” in the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake vicinity. In the evening enjoy a traditional water puppet show before dinner at one of the finest restaurants in town, the Season of Hanoi. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city Tour (B,L,D)
Today, we have half-day tour of Vietnam’s capital city, including Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and traditional stilt house, the Ho Chi Minh Museum, and the revered One-Pillar Pagoda. After lunch, continue to Ethnology Museum where after finished the Museum, we spend a couple of hours for trying your bike with assist of our mechanic to make sure you will have a comfortable and good bike for a big journey. Dinner at restaurant to meet your biking leader for tour briefing. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Ba Be (B, L, D)
After breakfast, leave Hanoi by vehicle to Bac Kan with lunch en route. Afternoon, hop on our bike and start cycling from Bac Kan to Ba Be via Cho Don. Take a boat to boatmen village upon on arrival, where we spend our night at a bungalow house of the Tay people. Dinner and over night at Pa Co village.
Day 4: Ba Be (B, L, D)
After breakfast, a whole day boat cruise to visit Ba Be lake. Visit waterfall and lunch at Ong Pirate restaurant. Your leader will find the best place for swimming. Return to the village for overnight.
Day 5: Ba Be – Cao Bang (B, L, D)
Today is one of most challenges day throughout the trip. Some skills are required on this road. Driving up to the top of the Binh Nguyen Pass with lunch en route. From the top, get on our bike again for a going downhill and arrive Cao Bang in late afternoon. Dinner at “Lau” restaurant and over night at hotel in Cao Bang.
Day 6: Cao bang – Quang Hoa (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we are cycling through the most beautiful road up to Trung Khanh and Tra Linh towns with visit to villages en route. Arrive in Quang Hoa at the end of the day. Dinner and over night at the village in Quang Hoa.
Day 7: Quang Hoa – Lang Son (B, L, D)
From valley of Quang Hoa, we follow the most beautiful route up to Dong Khe with stop at villages and for photos. Our driver is waiting for us at Dong Khe for driving to Lang Son with stop That Khe for lunch. Arrive Lang Son in late afternoon. Dinner at local restaurant and over night at the hotel in Lang Son.
Day 8: Lang Son – Tien Yen – Ha Long (B, L, D)
Full day cycling and driving from Lang Son to Ha Long via Tien Yen. Arrive Halong in late afternoon, board on traditional junk and the boat cruise to the most isolated areas for spending the night. Swimming and relaxing on the beautiful beach. Dinner and over night on board.
Day 9: Ha Long – Hanoi (B, L, D)
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the best of the bay. The Junk continue to cruise through the bay. Lunch on board before back to the Harbor for driving back to Hanoi. Dinner free and over night at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi Free
Free day in Hanoi to explore town on own. Farewell dinner at the restaurant in town and over night at hotel in Hanoi

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